It’s not just in Australia that you can head to the beach at Christmas, despite what everyone might be led to believe. Last Wednesday, Christmas Eve to be precise, we were fortunate enough to enjoy a pleasant afternoon at the Praia da Barra. It might look tranquil, but there were lots of freestyle surfers enjoyingContinue reading “Christmas Eve at the Praia da Barra”
I managed to get to the Praia da Barra on Sunday. It’s been the first time for a while but it was a beautiful day; clear blue sky, decent waves and not too cold (especially with my gloves and little hat). There were a fair number of surfers out, along with SUP riders and aContinue reading “Freestyle surfers at the Praia da Barra”
It’s been a long time since I’ve been to the Praia da Barra to photograph the freestyle surfers. This hasn’t been deliberate, a combination of other commitments and a minor health issue means I haven’t been able to get out much. But for the first time for a long time I was in a positionContinue reading “Back to the Praia da Barra”
Following the Body Board Championship at Miss Sumol Cup 2013, the following day was the national surfing championship. Won buy Carina Duarte (in pink), this was an exhibition of stunning surfing, which I hope the photographs portray.
Today we were lucky enough to be able to go to the Miss Sumol Cup 2013 for the Women’s Bodyboarding Championship. This was the first time we had covered a tournament instead of individuals, but we had a fabulous day. With the tide out, I was pushing the lens to it’s limits, but everything workedContinue reading “Miss Sumol Cup 2013 – Women’s Bodyboard Championship”